What is Windows 365 Switch?

Windows 365 Switch lets users move between their local device and one of their Cloud PCs using multiple desktops with the Windows 11 Task view.

Screehshot of the Windows 11 Task view.

Users can also launch and connect to their Cloud PC directly from the Task view without the need to use https://windows365.microsoft.com or the Windows 365 app.


To use Windows 365 Switch, the physical device and Cloud PC must meet the following requirements:

  • Windows 11 Enterprise or Professional, version 22H2 build 22621.3235, or 23H2 build 22631.3235, or later.
  • Windows 365 Cloud PC license. for more information, see Assign licenses.

For information about installing Windows 365 Switch on a user's device, see the Windows 365 Switch end user help article.

Next steps

Windows 365 Switch end user help article

Windows 365 Switch known issues